2002 The St Helena National Trust was established in 2002 and launched on 21 May to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the discovery of St Helena. Founding Director: Mrs Barbara George.
2007 The Heart Shaped Waterfall — one of the ‘7 Wonders of St Helena’ — was divested to the St Helena National Trust by the French Consul in 2007. A significant Trust asset, today it provides the focus for one of the island’s popular post box walks.
2011 During International Year of Forests, the St Helena National Trust was presented with the Joint Nature Conservation Committee’s Blue Turtle Award (for 2010) for endemic restoration at Millennium Forest. The Award marks nature conservation in the UK Overseas Territories and and Crown Dependencies. More …
2017 The Trust began a partnership in 2017 with the Blue Marine Foundation to develop a Marine Team to facilitate development and delivery of the Island’s IUCN Category VI (Sustainable Use) Marine Protected Area.
2018 In August 2018 the Landscape & Ecology Mitigation Programme (LEMP) was divested from St Helena Government to the Trust.
2022 In 2022 the Trust will celebrate it’s 20th anniversary.